Kennedy Stamm was led to Wichita State because she liked the Wichita School District. Now, she will start her teaching job in August after receiving a degree in elementary education.
Stamm is one of more than 1,100 students eligible for fall 2021 graduation. Learn more about her time at Wichita State and what is next for the grad.
What degree did you earn?
I am receiving a Bachelors in elementary education
What is your hometown?
My hometown is Valley Center, Kansas
What led you to Wichita State?
It is close to home, and I love the city of Wichita and I love the Wichita School District.
How are you feeling leading up to graduation?
I am excited and ready to start the next journey of life.
What has been your most helpful learning experience while a student at Wichita State?
I have learned to always be flexible and to always live in the moment.
What has been your biggest challenge as a student, and how did you overcome it?
My biggest challenge has been COVID-19 and I have learned to just take each day as a time.
What are your plans after graduation?
I will be working as a para-professional in the Wichita Public Schools District and then getting a teaching job in August.
How has the COVID-19 pandemic affected your time at Wichita State or your post-graduation plans?
I don’t feel it has changed much other than having way more online classes finishing my time at Wichita State.
What advice would you give other Wichita State students?
My advice is to get out of your comfort zone and try new things and experience new things. Always stay open minded.